Glavkosmos took part in the NewSpace Africa Conference 2023

April 28, 2023

MOSCOW, April 28. – Glavkosmos JSC (part of Roscosmos) participated in the NewSpace Africa Conference 2023. The event, held from April 25 to 28 in Abidjan (Ivory Coast), was dedicated to the activities of the NewSpace ventures - private space companies independent of governments.

The management of Glavkosmos used the conference platform to hold meetings with representatives of African national space agencies and companies, as well as international enterprises operating in Africa; the parties discussed ways and prospects of mutually beneficial cooperation.

The space markets of African countries are of obvious interest to Glavkosmos. Given the potential for the development of the continent's states, the company strives to demonstrate to promising partners from Africa the diversity, opportunities and competitive advantages of the Russian space industry.


Glavkosmos, JSC is a subsidiary of the State Space Corporation Roscosmos. The main task of the company is to promote the achievements of the Russian rocket and space industry to world markets and to manage complex international projects. Throughout its history, the company has successfully fulfilled over 140 international contracts, including the launch of more than 180 spacecraft as a secondary payload.

Since May 2021, Glavkosmos has been the official operator of Roscosmos trademarks.

ROSCOSMOS is a State Corporation established in August 2015 to carry out a comprehensive reform of the Russian rocket and space industry. ROSCOSMOS ensures the implementation of the state policy in space activities and its normative and legal regulations, as well as places orders for the design, production and supply of space equipment and space infrastructure. ROSCOSMOS is also vested with authority to develop international cooperation in space and establish the appropriate environment for applying achievements in space domain for the social and economic development in Russia.